Strength of America Award

The President's Council has teamed up with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) to improve strength programs and gym conditions in high schools across the country. Schools that earn the Strength of America Award Exit Disclaimer have demonstrated excellence in the implementation of safe and effective strength and conditioning programs. For more information on how to apply for the Strength of America award, contact NSCA. Applications for the award must be received by May 15th. Award winners are formally announced during the NSCA's National Conference.

2014 Winners

  • Athens Academy | Athens, GA | Coach Bryan Pulliam, CSCS, RSCC
  • Battle Ground Academy | Franklin, TN | Coach Fred Eaves, CSCS, RSCC
  • Castle High School | Newburgh, IN | Coach Joshua Wildeman, CSCS, RSCC
  • Castle View High School | Castle Rock, CO |Coach Patrick McHenry, MA, CSCS, *D, RSCC
  • Charlotte Country Day School | Charlotte, NC | Coach Darnell Clark, CSCS
  • Greater Atlanta Christian School | Norcross, GA | Coach Gary Schofield, ATC/L, CSCS, *D
  • Homewood-Flossmoor High School | Flossmoor, IL | Coach Steve Szymkowiak, MA, ATC, CSCS, RSCC*D
  • Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas | Dallas, TX | Coach Jeremy Weeks, CSCS, RSCC
  • Laguna Blanca School | Santa Barbara, CA | Coach Shane Lopes
  • Marquette University High School | Milwaukee, WI |Coach Mike Duehring, CSCS, *D
  • Mesa Ridge High School | Colorado Springs, CO |Coach Rob Braaten, CSCS
  • Muhlenberg High School | Laureldale, PA | Coach Todd Eisenhofer, CSCS
  • Muskego High School | Muskego, WI | Coach Mike Nitka, MS, CSCS, RSCC*E, FNSCA
  • Niles North High School | Skokie, IL | Coach Mark Feldner, CSCS
  • Prairie School | Racine, WI | Coach H. Keith Owsley, MS, LAT, CSCS
  • Providence Day School | Charlotte, NC | Coach Tom Caruso, CSCS, RSCC
  • Robert E. Lee High School | Springfield, VA | Coach John Girton, MS, ATC, CSCS, RSCC
  • School of Human Movement Studies – Western Region Academy of Sport | Bathurst, Australia | Coach Stephen Bird, PhD, CSCS
  • Woodruff High School | Woodruff, SC | Coach Andrew Caldwell, CSCS

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